[IAEP] Fwd: [bytesforall_readers] USAID has launched GlobalDevelopmentCommons.
echerlin at gmail.com
Sun Nov 30 00:23:09 EST 2008
FYI. We should list ourselves there. I'll go do that.
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From: Subbiah Arunachalam <subbiah.arunachalam at gmail.com>
Date: Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 5:08 PM
Subject: [bytesforall_readers] USAID has launched GlobalDevelopmentCommons.
To: fredericknoronha at gmail.com, bytesforall_readers at yahoogroups.com,
chairman at mssrf.res.in
From Peter Suber
OA info on improving access to info in developing countries
USAID has launched GlobalDevelopmentCommons. (Thanks to
ResourceShelf.) From the announcement(November 24, 2008):
...The Global Development Commons initiative seeks innovations that to
make knowledge more accessible and affordable to help people in
developing countries solve social and economic problems. The Commons
seeks to catalyze the international development community to become
more open and collaborative through information and communication
The site profiles successful applications of technology that improve
access to information in developing countries....
Posted by Peter Suber at 11/28/2008 11:34:00 PM.
What does the Global Development Commons do?
Shares development information among those who need it most
Builds communities around advanced tools for the dissemination and
interpretation of information
Innovates through competitions designed to bring the best new
technology into development work
Partners with other development actors, including companies, donors,
governments, and non-governmental organizations, to heighten access to
the best quality development knowledge
Invites new actors to engage in trade, development decision-making,
and the pursuit of economic growth
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